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→ May 2021: Congratulations to Ami for graduating with a Masters!

→ May 2021: Congratulations to Zhiping for being one of just 4 university-wide recipients of the OSU postdoc association’s Professional Development Grant!

→ Apr 2021: Congratulations to Laura for earning a competitive USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Predoctoral Fellowship! This will support her on an RAship for 2 years and includes travel and research funds!

→ Nov 2020: Laura won the OSU Grad School Presidential Fellowship, which covers a 1-yr RAship! Congrats Laura!

→ Nov 2020: Laura won the The Rodney Nichols Science and Technology Innovation Fellowship from CRDF Global, a large nonprofit whose mission is to promote international science and collaboration. Congrats Laura!

→ May 2020: Ami was awarded a 2020 International Research and Scholar Grant to support her MS research! Congratulations Ami!

→ Nov 2019: Sam won the best poster presentation award at the 2019 Society of Wetland Scientists conference in Baltimore! Congrats Sam!

→ Nov 2019: Congrats to Gary for his Stordalen virus paper being one of the top-cited recent papers in mSystems!

→ June 2019: Lab alum Darya Anderson was just accepted with a full ride to the University of Arizona Law School to get a degree in Environmental Lab, and received the tech law fellowship - **congratulations** Darya!

→ March 2019: Sam won the highly competitive Ray Travel Award to attend the Society of Wetland Scientists annual meeting! Congratulations Sam!

→ March 2019: Moira was selected as a prestigious Galileo Circle Scholar at UA - congratulations Moira!

→ March 2019: Ahmed is being interviewed by OSU Research News for his GOV 2.0 Cell paper from his work in Matt’s Lab - congratulations Ahmed!

→ Oct 2018: Congratulations to Gary to be on the news! JGI made a blog post about Gary and Dr. Simon Roux's work At the Forefront of Terrestrial Virus Research!

→ April 2018: Congratulations to Gary and Moira for obtaining a DOE-SCGSR award! Gary will be leaving us May 25th to go work at The Joint Genome Institue with Dr. Simon Roux until October 31st to conduct his proposed work "Pioneering soil viromics to elucidate virus impacts on soil ecosystem services". Moira will be leaving xx to go work at The Joint Genome Institue with Dr. Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh until xx to conduct her proposed work "".

→ Dec 12, 2017: Congratulations to Kelsey for graduating with a Masters!

→ Dec 8, 2017: Congratulations to Kelsey and Ahmed for receiving TA awards!

→ May, 2016: Congratulations Gary on being named a 2016 NAI Santander Summer School Scholar! This year’s theme is Earth Analog Environments and the Search for Life Beyond the Earth. The school will provide an interdisciplinary examination of the chemical, physical and geological properties of potential extraterrestrial habitats and an in-depth description and analysis of sites on Earth with similar characteristics. In particular, lectures and activities will consider icy satellites, rocky planets in the Solar System, extreme Earth environments, and terrestrial exoplanets.

→ Feb, 2016: So this isn't our lab news per se but 2 of our members are co-advised by Friend-of-Lab Rachel Gallery, and a short OTS videofeaturing Rachel was just released - way cool!

→ Dec 3, 2015: Congratulations Dawson on being named a 2016 Biosphere 2 Carson Scholar! The Carson Scholars Program advances interdisciplinary environmental scholarship at UA. Scholars work with a network of graduate students and faculty devoted to furthering knowledge and awareness of Earth’s natural environment and its interactions with people. The program also involves communicating science to a broad audience, to train the Scholars to become leaders in the advancement of collaborative solutions to environmental challenges among the public, private, NGO, and academic sectors.

→ Sep 14, 2015: Lab move-in date! Our new lab at OSU is ready for us, hurray!

→ Apr 3, 2015: Congratulations to Dawson who this week found out she was awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship!

→ March 23, 2015: Congratulations to Kristine and Darya, who have been accepted to the 2-week International Arctic Research Center 2015 Summer School, on Arctic in a warming climate: Connection to vegetation, permafrost and hydrology, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks!

→ March 18, 2015: Congratulations to Sarah Rose Vining, who was nominated for Honors College Outstanding Sophomore of the Year!

→ February 22, 2015: Congratulations to Sarah Rose Vining, who received a UA BRAVO! Award to do international research this summer at our Arctic field site in northern Sweden!

→ December, 2014: Congratulations to the entire lab, for pursuing funding to attend the American Geophysical Union 2014 General Assembly in San Francisco - cumulatively, you were awarded >$7,000 from a wide variety of sources, which meant that we could afford to send everyone who wanted to go. HUZZAH! You guys rock - I am so impressed and proud!!!!

→ Oct 23, 2014: Carrie McCalley's Nature paper came out today on the microbe-biogeochemistry connection, and CH4 isotope characteristics, at our permafrost site! Here is a link to the paper and a link to the press release

→ Apr 17, 2014: a big congrats to Vytas for winning a poster award at SWESx!! And also to Gary who won one, but was disqualified since he was an organizer!! Great work guys!!!!

→ Apr 16, 2014: Congratulations to Dawson who this week, thanks to her own efforts as well as some amazing guidance and effort by Kathleen Landeen (SWES Grad Advisor), has been awarded *two* fellowships!!!

She has received an Alfred P Sloan Foundation / University of Arizona Indigenous Graduate Partnership Ph.D. award, as well as a UA Graduate Access Fellowship.

→ Apr 7, 2014: Suzanne's PNAS paper is online! PNAS link

→ Mar 31, 2014: A big congratulations today to Dawson, who just found out she got into the Colorado State Summer Soil Institute, hurray!

And to Darya, who just found out that she will receive funding from the BRAVO! program to do field work in Abisko all summer!

→ Mar 25, 2014: Maya C-K. has also received an Honors College Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work in the lab this summer! Her project is still a bit TDB so stay tuned for what exciting science she'll be doing with us :-)

→ Mar 22, 2014: Congrats to Gary, he just found out he was accepted into the competitive Geobiology summer course!!

→ Mar 20, 2014 big congratulations to Krystalle, who just found out she received the Honors College Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship to continue her proteomics analysis work in our lab through the summer! This time round, with a French accent (she's on study abroad in France this semester) & the secrets of how to make chocolate beignets!

→ Feb 24, 2014: Congratulations to Moira for her acceptance into this summer's Utah Stable Isotope Course

→ Feb 14, 2014: The RC-II paper is out, hurray: here

→ Dec 13, 2013: A big congratulations to Lynn for winning the Institute of the Environment Graduate Student Travel Award!

→Dec 2, 2013: The nationally-recognized SkySchool program that Moira is involved in was written up in today's UANews, with quotes from Moira! "A School in the Sky"

→ Nov 17, 2013: Lynn received a GPSC travel fellowship!!! Hurray Lynn!! This will help offset the cost of her mostly self-funded attendance of the ASLO/AGU/TOS meeting in Hawaii in February!

Also the Woodcroft et al "RC-II" paper has now been accepted to Nature Communications!!